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Upcoming Events


MSU Riley Center School Shows: In-class Experience

The Mississippi Children’s Museum-Meridian is excited to bring a hands-on learning experience to the classroom to complement the MSU Riley school shows. Schools participating in the MSU Riley Center school show series Norman Foote (November 14) are eligible to take advantage of this opportunity. Contact the MSU Riley Center () to learn more and to schedule your MCM-Meridian visit. This is a wonderful opportunity to get your students excited about the show and to deepen their joy in this learning outing. https://www.msurileycenter.com/education/school-shows/

MSU Riley Center Norman Foote Pre-show Experience
Thursday, November 14

All ticket holders are invited to a Mississippi Children’s Museum-Meridian hands-on preshow experience.  As will all our pre-show experiences over the years, MCM-Meridian has created a magical hour of fun and discovery to enhance the evening’s family-friendly show.  From an instrument “petty zoo” to a BIG keyboard that will get the heart pumping and the tunes playing to a musical coding challenge, the hour-long event will explore the playful world of all things musical. https://www.msurileycenter.com/shows/norman-foote/

MCM-Meridian’s Annual Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday Celebration
Saturday, February 29

Join MCM-Meridian for a Horton-hearing, Lorax-loving, and green-eggs-and-ham eating grand time! Join Thing 1 and Thing 2 for the fun things they do to celebrate the beloved children’s author during the Dr. Seuss Silly Birthday Celebration.  Since we are currently under construction, this year’s celebration will be held at the MAX courtyard (2155 Front Street, Meridian).  This event is free to the public and will integrate hands-on activities for all families to enjoy.

Allie Cat Festival
Saturday, March 21

Please check back for more details.

Meridian Mini Maker Faire
Saturday, April 4

The Soule Steamworks Mini Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. MCM-Meridian is excited to join in on the fun and inspire our youngest minds with some hands-on experiments and crafts that will awaken their inner engineer, artist, and scientist! Soule Steamworks, 1808 4th St, Meridian. http://www.soulelivesteam.com/events.html